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When we reached Ahmedabad and tried going there, we came to know prior booking is needed to visit this place. Visit is free and the museum tour is for 2-3 hours. Waiting days may be 2 weeks, so plan early if you want to see...More
Once upon a time, calico mill is a hearts of cloth mill. Day by day management changed. They didn't care just like a Arvind mill. After mill closed, somany workers are in problems. Still their sons not get graduty money as per my belief. They...More
This is a private Museum run by the Sarabhai family (who are textile magnates from the 20th century).
They are very strict entry rules
1. Prebooking is a must. The tour is free of cost.
2. The tour is for the whole day and there...More
The Calico textile Museum is a private museum established by the Sarabhai family (who are textile tycoons). It is housed in a huge Haveli (traditional palatial Gujarati mansion) and the ambience is very pleasing. Some of the structures are typical Gujarati (woodwork, tiling etc).The campus...More
Been trying to register ob the website but there is no " Registration" tab or any online form. Wasted an hour going through the website. How much does it take to add a simple tab called for tours: register here .
Secondly the staff that...More
such an amazing place to visit. amazing collection of arts and paintings and all other things. proud to visit this place. feeling satisfied after visiting this place. feeling proud about history of india. such a nice collection. i loved this place.
The queuing and bag checking is a bit tedious but stay with it, the actual tour is inspirational . The delightful lady who took us round spoke with the animation and emotive power of a traditional story teller and presented the story of Indian textiles...More
truly remarkable collection of textiles, artefacts, antiques - however the visit is too rushed and the guide was in a hurry to push us through. A large no of us in the group felt this needs to be changed to really absorb the beautiful displays.
Booking in advance is required. The museum seems to require an excessive amount of personal information.
The security officials are extremely rude, as is the lady guide. In India, which I have been visiting for more than 20 years I have never encountered unpleasant behaviour...More